REVIEW: Boiler Nine Bar + Grill at Seaholm in Downtown Austin

It’s not every day you get to try a new restaurant just after it open. Wait, this is Austin, Texas. And yes, you can (almost daily it seems). This trip – to the new Boiler Nine Bar + Grill. It’s tucked inside the Seaholm development, just south of Trader Joe’s on the shared plaza. There’s…

Lemongrass Gelato – Oh So Smooth!

There are a lot of gelato recipes out there. I find the best ones are those that you adapt for your own tastes and needs. In this case, I love a smooth lemongrass gelato. But a lot of the recipes online call for sweetened condensed milk. I find those just too sweet and way too…

CAKE DISASTER? It Doesn’t Have to Be.

Three Simple Ways to “Repair” a Cracked Cake When You Don’t Have Time to Re-Make It The pros will hate these suggestions. Some may say “Trash it and start over!” But, c’mon! There’s no need to waste a perfectly good cake because of a crack on top. This is a lemon honey olive oil cake. We…

GOOD READ: Cooking paella in Marta’s Barcelona kitchen

FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE. ‘Today we’re going to learn how to make paella. Not just paella. A good paella,” says Marta Amb Tu Cuinem as she address the 10 strangers who have gathered around the kitchen table in her Barcelona flat. The cheery space is filled with an array of students from various corners of…

REVIEW: A Revisit to True Food Kitchen

Even the best restaurants need a few weeks to get into a rhythm after opening. Case in point: True Food Kitchen in downtown Austin’s Seaholm district. (See full review below and here.) With friends in town this week, we decided to pop back for a Sunday lunch around 1pm. Business seems good. Very good, in…

Lamb Kofta with Saffron Basmati Rice

Great for the grill. Paired with your favorite wine, it’s a nice spring meal on the patio or balcony. HERE’S WHAT YOU WILL NEED For the rice: 1/2 cup basmati rice 1/2 , finely chopped medium onion 2 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter) 2 shredded carrots 1/4 cup golden raisin 1/8 teaspoon saffron powder For the…

Italian Flag Cannoli

This is an easy dessert that will have your guests talking…Italian! Dough 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1 medium egg 2 teaspoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoons matcha powder (can be substitute with 1 teaspoon artificial green coloring) 2 teaspoons red beet powder (can be substitute with 1 teaspoon artificial red coloring) 4 cups canola oil…

Five Ingredient Gluten-Free (and Paleo) Zucchini Pancake

It’s simple but some great taste! HERE’S WHAT YOU WILL NEED 1 zucchini 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoon coconut oil SOME HELPFUL TIPS Using a grater, grate the zucchini in a colander. Add salt and sit it sit for 5-10 minutes NOTE – (the salt will draw the water out…

Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Easy and tasty for dinner! WHAT YOU WIL NEED: ¼ lbs ground pork ½ cup short grain rice ¾ cup veggie broth ½ onion 10 button mushroom, sliced 2 tablespoon canola oil 2 stalks of celery 1 tablespoon pomegranate syrup 1 tablespoon white wine 4 Poblano Peppers TIPS TO HELP: Pre-heat a pan with oil…

Former Mayor Adds Support for Austin’s Prop 1 May 7th

EATWITH AUSTIN DINNER IN SUPPORT OF RIDESHARING AND PROP 1.   CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS FORMER MAYOR ADDS SUPPORT FOR PROP 1 FROM AUSTININNO.COM PLEASE CLICK TO READ THEIR FULL ARTICLE When is the last time your purchase receipt had a link to register to vote? If there was any question as to how important the…

Edamame Falafel with Wasabi Aioli

  A fusion of Japanese and Israeli staples. WHAT YOU WILL NEED ½ cup thawed frozen edamame ¼-½ cup all purpose flour 3 tablespoon bread crumbs ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon ground white pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ginger powder 1 small egg, whisk ½ teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon wasabi paste…

BOURBON AND BASEBALL: Spicy Green Tea (with Four Roses Bourbon)

  What a great burst of flavor the start of baseball season today! An ice cold green tea with a spicy punch plus some bourbon. You can just tell your friends you’re drinking “iced tea”.  Save it all for yourself! HERE’S WHAT I USE: 2 parts bourbon (in this case Four Roses) 3 parts green tea (less…